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The Venezuelan opposition receives Parliament's Sakharov Prize, while MEPs also approved the reform of the EU's agricultural policy during December's plenary session.
Representatives of the democratic opposition of Venezuela have today received Parliament´s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought during a ceremony in Strasbourg.
Visiting Nicosia on 8 December, President Antonio Tajani spoke of his commitment to “a Union of Results” and expressed Parliament’s support for a resolution of the Cyprus issue.
The democratic opposition in Venezuela is to be awarded Parliament’s Sakharov Prize 2017 on 13 December. Follow the ceremony live and watch our video to learn more about this year’s winners.
The last plenary session of 2017 will see Venezuela’s democratic opposition awarded Parliament’s Sakharov Prize while MEPs also debate the state of play in the Brexit negotiations.
MEPs will this week deal with issues such as youth employment, tighter cash controls, people living with a disability and the situation in Hungary.
MEPs vote on the EU's budget for next year, discuss plans to establish a court to settle investment disputes and meet the journalists who revealed the Paradise papers.
The Charlemagne Youth Prize exists for ten years already and this week all winners - past and present - were invited to the European Parliament to celebrate.
President Antonio Tajani and MEPs representing Parliament’s political groups visited Bulgaria on 21 November to discuss the country’s upcoming EU Council presidency.
Parliament is holding a conference with African leaders in Brussels on Wednesday 22 November to discuss development ahead of the next EU-Africa summit.
EU countries are able to deal with the influx of asylum applicants thanks to the work of the European Asylum Support Office (EASO). Find out more about how this EU agency operates.
This week MEPs discuss a ban on glyphosate, vote on new rules for an easier distribution of online TV and radio programmes and participate in a conference on Africa.